Battle of Chingleput
|Battle of Chingleput|
|Part of the Second Carnatic War|
British East India Company|
Nawab of Arcot
|French East India Company|
|Commanders and leaders|
200 European recruits|
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The Battle of Chingleput was a short siege in early 1752, during the Second Carnatic War. About 700 British East India Company recruits and sepoys under the command of Robert Clive captured the fortress of Chingleput, near Madras, defended by a French East India Company garrison of about 40 Europeans and 500 troops.
- George Bruce. Harbottle's Dictionary of Battles. (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981) (ISBN 0-442-22336-6).
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